Pennsylvanian period


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Pennsylvanian period:

see Carboniferous periodCarboniferous period
, fifth period of the Paleozoic era of geologic time (see Geologic Timescale, table), from 350 to 290 million years ago. Historical Geology of the Period
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Unlike almost all other Pennsylvanian Period amphibians, which did not often venture out of the water, this rare, diverse group lived mostly on land, returning to the water perhaps only to mate or lay eggs.
The cyclical sediments have been correlated with sea level curves for the Pennsylvanian Period and related to palynofacies.
Around 315 million years ago, during the Pennsylvanian period of Earth's history, these regions formed the tropical belt of a huge supercontinent that straddled the equator.

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